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Russell Phillips writes books and articles about military technology and history. Born and brought up in a mining village in South Yorkshire, he has lived and worked in South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cumbria and Staffordshire. His articles have been published in Miniature Wargames, Wargames Illustrated, The Wargames Website, and the Society of Twentieth Century Wargamers’ Journal. He has been interviewed on BBC Radio Stoke, The WW2 Podcast, and The Voice of Russia. He currently lives in Stoke-on-Trent with his wife and two children.

Short Version

An award-winning author of military technology and history, Russell has been interviewed on various podcasts and radio shows.

Five Fun Facts About Russell

  1. Russell proposed to his wife on Hadrian’s Wall
  2. He is fascinated by maps, and has contributed data to OpenStreetMap
  3. Russell took part in a historical education project at Southsea Castle for several years
  4. He once sold three-armed teddy bears for the Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fan club
  5. In 2015, Russell and his son cut off their hair to raise money for children still suffering from the Chernobyl disaster



Series: Weapons and Equipment of the Warsaw Pact

  1. Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Warsaw Pact (one-sheet)
  2. Combat Engineering Equipment of the Warsaw Pact (one-sheet)
  3. Artillery of the Warsaw Pact (one-sheet)
  4. Weapons and Equipment of the Warsaw Pact (one-sheet)